Careers at Lutheran Sunset Ministries

Thank you for your interest in employment with Lutheran Sunset Ministries!                                  Current employment opportunities are listed at the bottom of this page.

Please be advised that applications need to be completed fully (even if submitting a resume), including your work history and personal references. Statements made on the application need to be accurate to the best of your knowledge. Inaccurate or incorrect statements on your job application may prevent you from being considered for employment or if hired, will cause a dismissal from your employment with Lutheran Sunset Ministries.

Please be advised that we consistently perform criminal history checks; check the employee misconduct registry, nurse aide registry, the Inspector General’s exclusion database; conduct pre-employment drug screens and solicit responses from former employers to support our employment selection process. Our residents, patients and clients depend on our being careful with who joins our team of caring individuals. We are also required by the Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services to adhere to these guidelines.

If a job vacancy does not exist at the time you apply, we will be happy to retain your application and keep it active for ninety (90) days from the date you submit it.

See the listing of current employment opportunities below. If you would like to obtain more information regarding current openings and/or the status of your application, please feel free to contact Human Resources at 254.675.8637 ext. 2227.

*LSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.


Completed applications may be returned by mail, fax or email:

  • Mail:
    Lutheran Sunset Ministries
    Attn: Human Resources
    P.O. Box 71
    Clifton, TX 76634
  • Fax: 254.675.3044
    Attn: Human Resources

Employment Opportunities

Charge Nurse (LVN or RN) Full-time position available in the Sunset Home. Current Texas LVN or RN license required.

Nurse Aide (CNA) Certified Nurse Aide.  Full-time positions available on a variety of shifts. A $1.75/hour shift differential is paid for work scheduled and performed between 2:00 PM and 6:00 AM.

Housekeeping Aide Full-time position maintaining the floors and sanitation of the Sunset Home or in Heckmann Assisted Living. The successful candidate must be flexible and able to work in all aspects of housekeeping services: floor maintenance, building and resident room sanitation, and laundry service.

Home Care Provider Part-time position available. Provides basic daily living care services to clients in their homes.  Assists clients with personal health and hygiene needs, transportation and mobility, may assist with meals, visits to physicians, shopping, medication disbursement reminders and life enriching activities.

Dining Servers (morning and afternoon)  Create an enjoyable dining experience for residents and their guest

Dining Utility Person (afternoon) Responsible for general kitchen sanitation

Dining Prep Cook (afternoon) Responsible for all final preparations of all food items served

Employment opportunities last updated 2/6/18


Windmill Cafe Job Openings

Windmill Café Cook

Windmill Café – a program of Lutheran Sunset Ministries

This position will report to the Dining Experience Manager

Hours: Monday – Friday, 10am to 7pm, Full-time position

The Windmill Café Cook is responsible for the overall operations of the back of house and kitchen area of Windmill Café. They will work beside the Dining Experience Manager, and sometimes alone, to prepare lunch and early dinner for customers, five days a week. The Cook makes sure the kitchen is properly cleaned on a regular schedule, food is disposed of properly and the kitchen meets all sanitary standards. In addition, the Cook ensures the ministry’s standards are upheld: the food looks good and is cooked properly, the proportions are correct, and it is cooked and served quickly. The Cook must be trained on proper food preparation and kitchen safety techniques.


  • If the Cook hasn’t already obtained a food handlers license, they must obtain one by their starting date.
  • A minimum of two years experience in kitchen management is preferred.
  • Customer-Service: The Cookmay have to interact with customers. Being friendly and courteous will help keep customers coming back.
  • Attention to Detail: The Cook has to keep their eyes on a lot of elements: food standards, costs, safety, etc.
  • Leadership: The Cookmust be the leader in the back of house, rallying their team during heavy shifts, resolving conflicts and getting the job done correctly.
  • Organizational Skills: Keeping work schedules, shipments, cleaning schedules and more organized is crucial to the job.
  • Speaking Skills: The Cookneeds to accurately and easily communicate standards and cooking methods to staff, give orders and speak with customers clearly if needed.

What is The Windmill Café?

Windmill Café is an extension of Lutheran Sunset Ministries. Our mission is to provide older adults in Clifton and surrounding communities with a gathering place to experience social, physical, intellectual and even spiritual opportunities. We currently serve lunch, but will be transitioning to offer lunch and an early dinner. Our programming targets those who are 55 or better with opportunities for growth, socialization and connecting them with various resources in our community.